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  1. Technical Guides for the F32, F33, F36, F82, F83.
    Hello, I have an issue with the rear near side window, when raising the roof, it looks as though this window has become mis-aligned and it no longer sits in the channel as designed. The window will not lower and therefore I am unable to lower the roof to rectify. I suspect that I would have to...
  2. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi All. Newbie here. Got a 440i convertible which I absolutely love. I’ve noticed one issue with it. With the rooftop down and car engine running and no one is sat in the car, if someone leans in on the passenger side, the rooftop will begin to close. Is that a security feature? I suppose it...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I actually own a BMW 323I and required a new convertible roof I‘ve been offered a E46 does this fit? Many thanks for any advise. Sue
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm told that I need a new main motor for my non-functioning 1999 320i roof, and I thought I'd have a go myself. The part my BMW dealer has given me is 8353577, but all I can find on eBay is a Bosch motor with an OEM No. of 13851049, and saying it's equivalent to BMW part 8353576. So is it...
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, I have a 2017 125d and I am wanting to buy a bike carrying roof rack. I have looked at Thule but they want nearly £700 for what I want. Do any of you have any suggestions for an alternative? thanks in advance.
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum but have owner E30 BMW's for the last 25 years.. I really need some help from you guys... I have a E30 BMW convertible which is fitted with a hydro-electric power roof - Unfortunately for me the roof has stopped working as there seems to be no power e.g. the button...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I’m after some Thule roof bar feet for my 3 series 65 plate estate with solid roof rails Any suggestions on best part number. Some suggestions have been foot pack 753, but they don’t look right. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  8. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all. First post from a new owner. Just got an m4 convertible and constantly getting warning messages about “roof not latched” and “load aid not in correct position”. It’s been to the local dealers 3 times now, and each time they change a couple of micro switches and sensors and charge me a...
  9. BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi all Unfortunately I am going to have to depart with my Avus blue, 1998 (S) 328. After losing my job to ill-health last year and only being able to work part-time currently, I can no longer afford to run the car and pay for the work she needs doing. I have had the car for 6 years and put...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good Evening, If I could gain some help please on an issue I have had with my E46 convertible roof please. The story so far is the roof was never like lightening when I got the car 3 yrs ago but it was fine. Slow but fine (25 seconds or so). Last year it just went to being really slow and...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, Firstly, my apologies if this has already been discussed, I had a search online and in the this forum but couldn't find anything. I have recently acquired a 2003 e46 convertible and have noticed that i can only open and close the roof when the car is at a complete standstill. i am...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    Good evening, Hopefully someone can help! I've trawled through old posts and Google results to no avail.. had my '36 convertible for about a month and all was good until Friday when the fully electric roof stopped working... When I tried to open it, the torneou cover opened as normal but then...
  13. BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    Has anyone found any multifit roof bars which are compatible with the 225xe? This is the model without roof rails.
  14. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi All, I am looking for a garage/person local to Newmarket who can help repair my roof issue on my Z4. It has had a new motor put in and can lift the roof down however cannot lift the roof back up - I am looking for someone to repair this for me at a reasonable price. If you are near the...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi chaps. Got the lovely red flashing light for my convertible roof flashing. Checked continuity from cvm, checked cable breaking hotspots etc. On INPA it tells me I have "input to ground". Took the roof motor off and tested it. Works ok. In INPA I finally found the left rear locking mechanism...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just wondering, how do I stop the roof leaking water above the a pillars on my E93? The car is a very late model, the rubbers all look in perfect condition and the roof is closing fully as it should do, but water is still dripping in... Many thanks. :)
  17. Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Good morning everyone, For all you bike riders out there we have an offer that may suit you. Genuine BMW roof bars and 2 bike racks, very easy to fit and excellent quality. Retail price: £322.51 Our price: £250 including vat and free postage!!!!! This actually works out cheaper than...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone can help me with a strange fault I have with the power roof. (2001 E46 325Ci Convertible). With the ignition switched on and engine NOT running the roof goes up and down perfectly. However if I try and operate the roof with the engine running all that happens is...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guy I’m new here but I have a E36 318i with a roof that’s getting more and more rotten I want to know where the best and cheapest place is for a new roof to be fitted Thanks in advance Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi everyone recently purchased a 54 plate z4 I was wondering if anybody new if you can code the ecu some how to allow the roof to be opened and closed whilst driving many thanks peter
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